Nepal Earthquake aftermath by Simon de Trey-White
30th April 2015, Sindhupal Chowk District, Nepal. Four people were pulled dead from the rubble of several buildings which stood here in Kulchor village, Sindhupal Chowk District, on the 30th April 2015.
Sindhupal Chowk District has seen widespread and in some villages almost complete building collapse, devastation and numerous deaths, to see the damage to their houses and to distribute aid to family and friends.
An earthquake with magnitude 7.8 occurred near Lamjung, Nepal, 50 miles northeast of the capital Kathmandu at 06:11:26 UTC on Apr 25, 2015. The capital has seen considerable devastation including the nine-story Dharahara Tower, one of Kathmandu's landmarks built by Nepal's royal rulers as a watchtower in the 1800s and a UNESCO-recognised historical monument. It was reduced to rubble and there were reports of people trapped. Portions of historic buildings in the World Heritage gazetted site of Patan have also been destroyed as well as many buildings in the old city.
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